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The art of the police is not to see what it is useless that it should see.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

A really good detective never gets married.

Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) U.S. writer of detective fiction.

We now in the United States have more security guards for the rich than we have police services for the poor districts. If you're looking for personal security, far better to move to the suburbs than to pay taxes in New York.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2007) Canadian-American economist.

You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch, therefore bear you the lantern.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have to relate to him that way. That's the only way to relate to him because one of us may have to die.

James Baldwin (1924-1987) African-American writer.